Knapp Medical Center to Host Annual Bras Ending Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Knapp Medical Center to Host Annual Bras Ending Breast Cancer Fundraiser

09-17-2015

(Weslaco, TX) Knapp Medical Center will host its annual Bras Ending Breast Cancer Lunch & Style Show onTuesday, October 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Knapp Conference Center.

The style show is free and open to the public, and boxed lunches will be available for a $5 donation to the Bras Ending Breast Cancer campaign.

The Bras Ending Breast Cancer project is an opportunity for the community, local businesses and organizations to design/decorate bras and raise awareness about breast cancer. All proceeds from the project are used to fund screening mammograms for indigent women.

Last year's event raised enough funds to help 26 indigent women receive this much-needed preventive care. Since its inception, the Bras Ending Breast Cancer campaign has provided mammograms for more than 280 women.

Knapp will be accepting completed designs with entry forms on Thursday, October 1 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Knapp Medical Center Information Desk.

As part of the annual Bras Ending Breast Cancer event, the community is also invited to come and vote on their favorite designs! Entries will be on display in the Knapp Conference Center on Monday, October 5 from noon to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Votes are $1 each.

All contributions are tax deductible.

For more information or to download an entry form, click HERE.

Knapp Medical Center is the local not-for profit hospital servicing a city and rural population of more than 175,000 people in Weslaco and the surrounding area. It is a 227-bed facility with more than 220 physicians, all independent professional practitioners, serving on the hospital Medical Staff. Knapp Medical Center employs approximately 750 people and provides volunteer opportunities for more than 250 people

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